make your own Cement Vessel

DIY cement vase: transform your home on a budget

Image: Reproduction Pinterest

Making a cement pot might seem complicated at first glance, but by following a few simple steps, you can create a beautiful and durable pot for your plants.

Do it yourself

Image: Reproduction Pinterest

Cement Sand Water Rubber gloves Potty mold (it can be a plastic or silicone mold, or even a vase you already have at home) Cooking oil Spatula or trowel Cardboard

Required Materials

Image: Reproduction Pinterest

Put on the gloves Prepare your pan by rubbing a thin layer of oil on the inside for easy removal Cut a piece of cardboard to the size of the bottom of the pan and place inside the pan.

Step 1: Preparation 

Image: reproduction meagannichole

Mix 3 parts sand to 1 part dry cement. Add water little by little, mixing well, the consistency should look like a cake. Smooth and homogeneous and without lumps

Step 2: Mixing 

Image: reproduction meagannichole

Pour the mixture into the prepared pan until it reaches about 1/3 of the height of the vase you want to make. Leave the form in a flat place resting for 30 minutes, so that the cement starts to harden.

Step 3: Fill in the form

Image: Reproduction Pinterest

After 30 minutes, remove the mold and place the insert of your choice (a glass or plastic pot, for example). Gently press the insert until it is in the center of the cement mixture. Let it rest for another 30 minutes.

Step 4: Fitting the socket

Playback: Pinterest

After 30 minutes, pour the rest of the cement mix into the form, filling the remaining space to the brim. Use the spatula or trowel to level the surface of the cement.

Step 5: Final filling 

Image: Reproduction Pinterest

Allow the vase to dry completely for about 24 to 48 hours. Once dry, carefully remove the mold and remove the insert that was used.

Step 6: Drying 

Image: Reproduction Pinterest

Allow the vase to dry completely for about 24 to 48 hours. Once dry, carefully remove the mold and remove the insert that was used.

Step 7: Finalization 

Image: Reproduction Pinterest

More Content

Cardboard decorate with this art